Gail Schwartz

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It’s the final week of a long election season, and one thing local party leaders agree on is this year’s races are too close to call.

Former state Sen. Gail Schwartz, a Democrat who used to live in Snowmass Village, is challenging Republican Rep. Scott Tipton of Cortez in the race for Colorado’s Third Congressional District.

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason. The primary election results are in. Two valley natives will advance to the fall election for a Pitkin County commissioner seat. And in Garfield County, a candidate has been selected who will be serving his sixth term as a commissioner. In the Colorado congressional race for the third district, it’s going to get interesting between Democrat Gail Schwartz and Republican Scott Tipton. Tipton coasts to primary victory; will face Schwartz And, a...

Election results came in this week from all over the state. Locally, primary races resulted in two candidates vying for one Pitkin County commissioner seat this fall, a longtime Garfield County incumbent winning by a landslide and what will be a heated contest for Colorado’s third congressional district. Joining News Director Carolyn Sackariason on Valley Roundup are Curtis Wackerle, editor of the Aspen Daily News, Andy Stone, a columnist for the Aspen Times and Randy Essex, editor of the...

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason. A management plan has been adopted for the Crystal River but getting ranchers to agree to divert less water is still a challenge. Keeping water in the Crystal And rivers around the state are about to hit their peaks. And in Glenwood Springs, a rare collision between a truck and an Amtrak train has made headlines. Amtrak might seek damages from driver Meanwhile, the first murder trial in years is happening in the Garfield County Courthouse....

Meet Gail Schwartz

May 22, 2016
Patrick Fort / Aspen Public Radio

Former Snowmass Village resident Gail Schwartz is the democratic candidate for Western Colorado’s Congressional District 3. Schwartz has formerly represented the region in the state senate and is coming out of retirement with her eye on incumbent Scott Tipton’s seat.

Your Morning News - December 15th, 2014

Dec 15, 2014

Captain Dubois Remembered in Rifle About 900 people attended the funeral in Rifle yesterday of Air Force Captain William Dubois. The New Castle native died December 1st when his F-16 crashed in Jordan on a mission to attack ISIS targets. The Post Independent reports airplanes from an air force base in Nevada blasted over Rifle High School in a missing man formation to honor the 30-year-old. Dubois was twice named the top fighter pilot in his class. The funeral was held at the high school where Dubois graduated in 2003.

Kerry Donovan Campaign

Democrat Kerry Donovan is outlining what issues she’d like to take to Denver now that she’s been elected to the State Senate District Five seat. Donovan barely beat her competitor in a race that was closely watched statewide. She spoke with Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen. The race for Colorado Senate District Five came down to the wire as election officials continued to count ballots the day after election day. At one point, Republican candidate Don Suppes incorrectly told supporters on...

gailschwartz.org

Snowmass Village democrat Gail Schwartz wrapped up her career as a state senator this week. The lawmaker is term-limited after spending eight years under the gold dome in Denver. Her impact on issues like education, healthcare and water have been felt around the state, including here in the Roaring Fork Valley. Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen reports. On the last day of the 2014 legislative session, Schwartz’s colleagues saluted her service, including Senate Majority Leader Rollie Heath. ...